(bw) San Joaquin County — a low 25.9 percent of the county’s voters opted to have a voice on the 2012 primary election. However, San Joaquin was not alone, across the State of California; voter turnout averaged below 30 percent. Continue reading
San Joaquin County, CA — “Being bilingual gives me the ability to communicate in the workforce and it allows me the opportunity to understand my roots and background,” explained Gabriela Fernandez who was crowned Queen of the Cinco de Mayo Parade Pageant 2012. Continue reading
San Joaquin County — The Coalition of Mexican-American Organizations (known for its acronym in Spanish COMA) announced that the 2012 Cinco de Mayo Parade will be held May 6th at 11:00 a.m. at Stockton’s downtown. Continue reading
Update: The women’s Center Women’s Center Welcomes a new keynote speaker, Filmmaker and Activist Nancy Schwartzman Annual Luncheon Returns to Civic Auditorium. Please read updated story CLICK HERE.
The Women’s Center of San Joaquin recognizes Advocate for survivors of trauma including homeless, survivors of child abuse, domestic violence, acute trauma, and natural disasters: author and Zen Master Laura van Dernoot Lipsky at this years 32nd annual luncheon.
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA – The Women’s Center will host its 32nd Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at the Stockton Civic Auditorium.
Charterhouse Center for Families in partnership with Karl Ross Post 16 launched its Boots-N-Books campaign. Boots-N-Books is a program that brings military families together through literacy and books. The kick-off campaign was on Wednesday, March 7th at the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading
By Mayra Barrios
The San Joaquin County Commission on the Status of Women created the Susan B. Anthony Women Awards 36 years ago to honor women’s achievements.
Among the recipients of the 2012 award is Dr. Sylvia Ulmer, Director of Elementary Education at Stockton Unified School District (SUSD). Born in El Salvador, Ulmer came to the United State at the age16 years old and worked alongside her family, harvesting the crops of the region. Continue reading
(bw) CALIFORNIA – The new 13th State Assembly District offers the Latino community a possibility of having a Latina as the Member representing San Joaquin County — two Latinas are vying for the District.
STOCKTON, CA - It is an historical first, that a Latina was elected by her peers at a statewide conference held
in Visalia, CA during the weekend of October 22 – 23, 2011, to vote on new leadership. The
California Republican Women Federated is the largest Republican Women Federated Club in
the United States.
Stockton’s very own Carol Trujillo Hadley, was elected as the 2012/2013 President of the
California Republican Women Federated (CRWF). Her term commences on January 1, 2012
and ends on December 31, 2013.
Carol had previously held the elected position of the California Federation Republican Women
Vice President Central.
Her extensive political experience has ranged from being the Executive Director of the San
Joaquin County Central Committee (twice), Campaign Consultant for various campaigns
throughout the United States, as well as Campaign Director for Shabbir Khan, San Joaquin
County Treasurer/Tax Collector.
Hadley has volunteered for various campaigns which included local, state and federal offices.
She has served on various local and statewide committees for the Republican Party, ranging
from “Health and Aging” issues to include various other statewide issues. She has and is
presently a Delegate to the California Republican Party.
According to Hadley one of her proudest achievements was the formation of the Latinas United Republican
Women Federated, California’s only Latina Republican women’s club.
Hadley will bring her ideas of female empowerment to the forefront of political policy decisions, ” I
believe Republican women need to be more involved. It is imperative on us to educate, invest
and encourage women to elective office”, stated Carol.
The California Federation of Republican Women is a distinguished organization of politically
active women, who support, encourage and inform women throughout the state about the
Republican political philosophy and necessary participation.
For additional information on the Latinas United Republican Women Federated, contact Evelia
Amador – (209) 333-7377
STOCKTON, CA -The message a dozen of Stockton demonstrators wanted to convey this week at the busiest downtown crossing is so simple that it defies argument: Where is the Middle Class bailout?
Faced with the worst recession since the 1930’s Great Recession, Wall Street, the biggest banks, the automakers and America’s largest corporations have gobbled up the government financial rescue packages, yet the middle class is still waiting for the jobs it was supposed to recoup, or the stable economy that was rebuilding. So, commencing on September 17, a very heterogeneous group of New York City residents started a series of demonstrations in what became known as Occupy Wall Street movement, compared by many as the Arab Spring that shook the Middle East this year.
Saturday, September 10 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. San Joaquin Delta College, Shima 2 Parking lot will be hosting a free vehicle emissions test for u to 525 vehicals with San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and Valley CAN. Continue reading
By Marcy Sousa
· It is time for some summer pruning of any wayward branches on landscape shrubs.
· Keep wisterias in bounds by heading back any long vines reaching for neighboring trees.
Special to Bilingual Weekly News
SAN JOAQUIN, CA – Over 300 people gathered to witness the 2011 California State Elementary Spelling Bee hosted by San Joaquin County Office of Education on April 16, 2011. approximately 60 fourth- through sixth-grade students from 31counties in California who were certified as county champions by their County Superintendents of Schools competed for the championship. Continue reading